A group of protestors march for Civil Rights in the 1960s.
March 7, 1965, protesters marched from Selma to Montgomery on what would be known as "Bloody Sunday". The event was organized by nonviolent civil rights activists seeking to expand access to the vote in the south. Photo courtesy of Humanities Nebraska.
Valuing the vote is an eight-part series dedicated to the history of voting rights in America including the civil rights and women’s suffrage movements.
 
Mary Yaeger, associate director of Humanities Nebraska and Dianne Bystrom, co-president of the League of Women Voters of Nebraska discuss voting rights and voter suppression.